John Hervey (1665 - 1751) MP

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Birthplace: Probably Suffolk, England
Death: Died in Icworth, Suffolk, England
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About John Hervey

another possible death year is 1750

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hervey,_1st_Earl_of_Bristol

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From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on John Hervey:

http://www.thepeerage.com/p3749.htm#i37489

John Hervey, 1st Earl of Bristol [1]

  • M, #37489,
  • b. 27 August 1665,
  • d. 20 January 1750/51
  • Last Edited=5 Feb 2011

John Hervey, 1st Earl of Bristol was born on 27 August 1665.[1] He was the son of Sir Thomas Hervey and Isabella May.[1] He was baptised on 29 September 1665 at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England.[1]

He married, firstly, Isabella Carr, daughter of Rt. Hon. Sir Robert Carr, 3rd Bt. and Elizabeth Bennet, on 1 November 1688 at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Covent Garden, London, England.[2]

He married, secondly, Elizabeth Felton, daughter of Sir Thomas Felton, 4th Bt. and Lady Elizabeth Howard, on 25 July 1695 at Boxted Hall, Suffolk, England.[2]

He died on 20 January 1750/51 at age 85.[2] He was buried on 27 January 1750/51 at Ickworth, Suffolk, England.[2] His will was probated on 23 February 1750/51.[2]

Career:

  • He matriculated at Clare Hall, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, on 5 July 1684.[1]
  • He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Bury St. Edmunds between 1694 and 1703.[1]
  • He held the office of Hereditary High Steward of Bury St. Edmunds.[3]
  • He was created 1st Baron Hervey of Ickworth, Suffolk [England] on 23 March 1702/3, created apparently at the Duchess of Marlborough's behest.[2]
  • He graduated from Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, on 16 April 1705 with a Doctor of Law (LL.D.).[2]
  • He was created 1st Earl of Bristol [Great Britain] on 19 October 1714.[2]

His last will was dated 1 December 1750.

Lord Hervey wrote "he is a judicious, dispassionate, just, humane, and thoroughly amiable man, and has lived long enough in the world to have this character of him (though given by his son) uncontroverted by anyone else."[2]

Children of John Hervey, 1st Earl of Bristol and Isabella Carr

  • 1. unknown daughter Hervey [3]
  • 2. Carr Hervey, Lord Hervey [4] b. 17 Sep 1691, d. 15 Nov 1723
  • 3. unknown daughter Hervey [3] b. c 7 Mar 1693

Children of John Hervey, 1st Earl of Bristol and Elizabeth Felton

  • 1. Rev. Hon. Charles Hervey [5] d. 20 Mar 1783
  • 2. unknown son Hervey [3]
  • 3. unknown son Hervey [3]
  • 4. unknown son Hervey [3]
  • 5. unknown son Hervey [3]
  • 6. unknown son Hervey [3]
  • 7. unknown daughter Hervey [3]
  • 8. unknown daughter Hervey [3]
  • 9. unknown daughter Hervey [3]
  • 10. unknown daughter Hervey [3]
  • 11. unknown daughter Hervey [3]
  • 12. John Hervey, 2nd Baron Hervey of Ickworth+[4] b. 15 Oct 1696, d. 5 Aug 1743
  • 13. Lady Elizabeth Hervey [3] b. 9 Dec 1697, d. Sep 1727
  • 14. Hon. Thomas Hervey+[6] b. 20 Jan 1698/99, d. Jan 1775
  • 15. Captain Hon. William Hervey+[6] b. 25 Dec 1699
  • 16. Rev. Hon. Henry Hervey-Aston+[6] b. 5 Jan 1700/1
  • 17. Hon. Felton Hervey+[7] b. 12 Feb 1711/12, d. 18 Aug 1773

Citations

  • 1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 322. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 323.
  • 3. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 507. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 324.
  • 5. [S344] Burke's Peerage and Gentry, online http://www.burkes-peerage.net. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Gentry.
  • 6. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 508.
  • 7. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 94. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

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John Hervey, 1st Earl of Bristol's Timeline

1665
August 27, 1665
Probably Suffolk, England
September 29, 1665
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England
1684
July 5, 1684
Age 18
Clare Hall, Cambridge University
1688
November 1, 1688
Age 23
City of Westminster, Middlesex, England
1691
September 17, 1691
Age 26
1695
July 25, 1695
Age 29
Boxted, Suffolk, England
1696
October 15, 1696
Age 31
Jermyn Street, London, England
1698
January 20, 1698
Age 32
1699
December 25, 1699
Age 34
1700
January 5, 1700
Age 34